take my hands?

fingers of earth

lay thy lady of bones

a garden of have died

and have not; shan’t you

take my hands?

my skin, a linen

from the sun weeds, we share

parentheses as eyelids kiss the

sleeping trees;

littleness death

we—the serpents

we sleep with.

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